Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal Plugin and Theme development

Many developer who are experienced in development. But with another CMS development. we look for Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal Plugin and Theme development.  But still that comes to another cms or project development. We are always search for good IDE which are free and open source that is the first requirement.

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal Plugin and Theme development

Our basic need are as follows in any IDE, the IDE need to support following things:

  • CSS
  • XHTML/HTML
  • JavaScript
  • PHP
  • MySQL

I created a list of IDE which I used daily  to do a development. Here I need to clarify IDE is language specific. I work in PHP, Ruby on Rails, Adobe Air, Flex, Javascript, CSS.

I recommend following IDEs which I really found useful for all the developer who are working in wordpress, joomla, drupal development.

1. eclipse (Compatible  on Windows and Linux)

Best IDEs for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal Plugin and Theme development

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Description: Eclipse is best IDE for all language development. Eclipse IdE is basically Java development but still that provides PHP, ROR and other language support. I like this IDE for java development but I did not recommend for PHP or Ruby on Rails.

2. NetBeans (Compatible  on Windows and Linux)

Best IDEs for WordPress, Joomla, Drupal Plugin and Theme development

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Description: This IDE has also all language support. I specially like this IDE from Ruby on Rails development. I Used this IDE for Ruby on Rails development as well as some times for PHP development. Among the Ruby on Rails developer this IDE is so popular.

3. Komodo (Compatible  on Windows and Linux)

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Description : This IDE is also support for all languages. This IDE is really good support for PHP. I really love this IDE for PHP development. Simple and fast and still nice features about PHP. This IDE is really popular among the PHP developers.

4. Aptana (Compatible  on Windows and Linux)

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Description : This IDE is mainly made for Ruby on Rails development. This is also popular among Ruby developers. This IDE has features like eclipse. I like this IDE for Adobe Air and flex development.  This IDE has also PHP support.

5. EditPlus (Compatible  on Windows)

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Best IDE for WordPress, Drupal

Description: This IDE is plain simple text editor. Shows you simple color highlight features. I specially recommend this IDE for PHP development and new PHP developer always start with this IDE so they will get filmier with PHP functions and methods because this IDE is does not provide any help. I love the use this IDE in daily use for any language development.

If you want to add any more IDEs. You can comments on this article.

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